- a port in New Zealand, on SW North Island: centre for a dairy-farming and sheep-rearing district. Pop: 43 600 (2004 est)
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The type is a nearly complete skeleton in the Wanganui Museum.Extinct Birds
Three of the Wanganui leaders fell, and their line wavered and broke.
He did indeed appear with a force upon the coast north of Wanganui.
Private George Tuffin, one of the garrison—who is still alive, in Wanganui—was up with the others at the first alarm.The adventures of Kimble Bent
The Wanganui reached Opotiki, did their duty well, and on the completion of their service were to take ship for home.Camp Fire Yarns of the Lost Legion